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Definitions for revenue
ˈrɛv ənˌyu, -əˌnurev·enue

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gross, revenue, receiptsnoun

    the entire amount of income before any deductions are made

  2. tax income, taxation, tax revenue, revenuenoun

    government income due to taxation

Wiktionary

  1. revenuenoun

    The income returned by an investment

  2. revenuenoun

    The total income received from a given source

  3. revenuenoun

    All income generated for some political entity's treasury by taxation and other means

  4. revenuenoun

    The total sales; turnover.

  5. revenuenoun

    The net revenue, net sales.

  6. Etymology: Recorded in English from 1433, "income from property or possessions", from revenue, from "a return" (modern French 'revenu'), the prop. feminine past participle of revenir (=modern French), from revenire, from re- + venire

Webster Dictionary

  1. Revenuenoun

    that which returns, or comes back, from an investment; the annual rents, profits, interest, or issues of any species of property, real or personal; income

  2. Revenuenoun

    hence, return; reward; as, a revenue of praise

  3. Revenuenoun

    the annual yield of taxes, excise, customs, duties, rents, etc., which a nation, state, or municipality collects and receives into the treasury for public use

  4. Etymology: [F. revenu, OF. revenue, fr. revenir to return, L. revenire; pref. re- re- + venire to come. See Come.]

Freebase

  1. Revenue

    In business, revenue or turnover is income that a company receives from its normal business activities, usually from the sale of goods and services to customers. In many countries, such as the United Kingdom, revenue is referred to as turnover. Some companies receive revenue from interest, royalties, or other fees. Revenue may refer to business income in general, or it may refer to the amount, in a monetary unit, received during a period of time, as in "Last year, Company X had revenue of $42 million." Profits or net income generally imply total revenue minus total expenses in a given period. In accounting, revenue is often referred to as the "top line" due to its position on the income statement at the very top. This is to be contrasted with the "bottom line" which denotes net income. For non-profit organizations, annual revenue may be referred to as gross receipts. This revenue includes donations from individuals and corporations, support from government agencies, income from activities related to the organization's mission, and income from fundraising activities, membership dues, and financial investments such as stock shares in companies. In general usage, revenue is income received by an organization in the form of cash or cash equivalents. Sales revenue or revenues is income received from selling goods or services over a period of time. Tax revenue is income that a government receives from taxpayers.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Revenue

    rev′en-ū (earlier rē-ven′ū), n. the receipts or rents from any source: return, as a revenue of praise: income: the income of a state.—n. Rev′enue-cut′ter, an armed vessel employed by custom-house officers in preventing smuggling.—adj. Rev′enued.—ns. Rev′enue-en′sign, a distinctive flag authorised in 1798 in United States; Rev′enue-off′icer, an officer of the customs or excise; In′land-rev′enue, revenue derived from stamps, excise, income-tax, &c. [Fr. revenue, pa.p. of revenir, to return—L. revenīrere-, back, venīre, to come.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. revenue

    In cases of revenue proceedings, the law harshly provides that the onus probandi is to be on the claimant, however injured.

Editors Contribution

  1. revenue

    An amount of income.

    Government generates its own revenue and apportions it to various elements of society.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 7, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'revenue' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2569

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'revenue' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2434

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'revenue' in Nouns Frequency: #877

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of revenue in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of revenue in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of revenue in a Sentence

  1. Jack Ablin:

    Expectations for earnings and revenue growth are pretty low right now, so the opportunity to beat expectations is as easy as jumping over a limbo stick.

  2. Trian Fund Management L.P.:

    DuPont board has not held management accountable for repeatedly missing promised revenue and earnings targets.

  3. Randy Gerardes:

    But it's difficult to ascertain exactly how much activity that will stimulate or how much revenue.

  4. Ben Schlappig:

    Airlines have invested billions of dollars in these types of private, cutting-edge seat designs, but as airlines do everything they can to optimize revenue, they're finding that there are more leisure travelers willing to pay for first and business class seats.

  5. Tom Roseen:

    Despite the S&P 500 setting three record closes during the fund-flows week, investors remained on the equity sidelines after learning about disappointing Q1 revenue growth from stalwart Alphabet, there was a split once again between mom-and-pop investors and authorized participants. Equity mutual funds witnessed outflows of $5.5 billion, while equity ETFs took in $3.7 billion during the fund flows week.

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